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The Opening Of Fresh Possibilities And New Horizons

When we take away the mind's impositions, restrictions, boundaries and the preset rules of how things should be, we can relook, dismantle and reform anything including how numbers and letters are represented or structured.

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In both children and adults, being in ‘play mode’ is an essential and overlooked factor in the quest to learn about our surroundings, discovering our capabilities and finding new information. Not having a goal in mind helps develop free form creativity and experimentation.

When we are not ...

  • Number structures and counting systems have several advantages and disadvantages, and not all minds think in the same way when dealing with abstract concepts.
  • Getting stuck on something is a boon, as it takes us towards the first principles, of what we are essentially trying to ach...

Preset concepts like the rules of arithmetic should be examined, questioned, played with and critiqued, instead of blindly following what is provided in academic books.

Too much familiarity towards the subject matter puts our mind in a black box of boundaries, and play makes us step out of...

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